Respect Yo’self!

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find out what it means for you!
2 / 2

happy woman outside

Pare down the to-dos. In a quest to do everything, some women simply don’t give themselves the time necessary to accomplish all they set out to do. Not only that, but a lot of things you might feel you have to do are things you really don’t want to do. So, don’t. You’d be surprised by how many seemingly mandatory things are actually optional. Before you agree to head up a committee at your son’s school or go on a double date with your awkward across-the-street neighbors, ask yourself what you think or feel about it, suggests Tessina. If you’re already dreading the prospect of trying to hold a conversation with your neighbors, it’s ok to say no. Eliminate the extraneous and devote your energies to the stuff that makes you feel excited, not exhausted.

Lean on friends. “When we are setting and achieving goals in the company of others, we’re more likely to make progress and thus more likely to recognize just how strong and talented we are,” says Jennifer Stone, founder of Goal Groups International, a collaborative work consultancy in Burlington, V.T. In your mind, come up with a group of people who’ve got your back no matter what. Then, make sure to keep them in the loop about what’s going on in your life—both the positives and the negatives—and make plans to catch up in person. “When we talk face-to-face with our friends about our accomplishments and struggles, our stress hormones decrease, our memory increases and our overall mood lifts,” explains Stone. “We also benefit greatly from nonverbal displays of encouragement, empathy and enthusiasm that come from nods, smiles, eyebrow lifts, a tilt of the head.” Can’t get together with your crew? Even an informal e-mail chain with your college friends where everyone is encouraged to share minor accomplishments—like a successful meeting with your boss—can help you appreciate your talents.

Read Why You Need to Stop Talking About Your Wrinkles

Make a list (and check it often). Write a list of all the things you love about yourself, suggests Carolina Caro, a life coach in Los Angeles, and put it somewhere you can easily access when your confidence feels shaky, like in a note on your phone. The list can range from physical attributes to accomplishments to compliments you’ve gotten in the past. “Women are quick to find the beauty in others, but we forget to do that for ourselves,” she says. Making a point to notice and appreciate the positives—and repeating them to yourself—will make the behavior more automatic over time.

Summon your inner Sasha Fierce. Beyonce has a confident, sassy alterego—and you should, too, according to Elizabeth Lombardo, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and author of A Happy You: Your Ultimate Prescription for Happiness. Lombardo suggests you give your confident self a name, and when you’re in a situation that makes you feel unsure, ask what she’d do in the same situation. Then do it. “This trick takes the focus off yourself for a moment and can give you the push you need to stop thinking and take action,” she says. No alterego immediately springing to mind? Think of someone whose self-confidence you admire. This role model could be a celebrity, it could be an old boss, or it could even be your always-cool-in-any-social-circumstance grandma.

In no time, people will be summoning their inner you.

This post originally appeared on

More from YouBeauty:

QUIZ: How Satisfied Are You With Your Life?

Three Steps to Finding Your Inner Wonder Woman

Learn Self-Compassion

follow BettyConfidential on... Pinterest

Read More About...
Related Articles...

72 thoughts on “Respect Yo’self!

  1. Nice Post thank you for sharing this wonderful post i like it very much. there are many things will be provided for this blog. i am a writer working with custom essay writing service it will give us the best choice of writing service for your academic life.

  2. You can find two locations to look at a helicopter pay a visit to, and one of them is within just Vegas, because other is due to Arizona. Helicopters which in turn depart by way of Vegas fly towards West Rim along with the choppers which in turn depart by way of Tusayan fly towards south Rim through the Canyon. Just this means you know, you can find no flights between two trolley wheels. So if you would like take your helicopter tour through the South Border, but you’re staying in Nevada, then you will need to take your plane towards south Rim where one can then start off your pay a visit to.

  3. Immediately after WWI your German overall economy was staying eroding mainly because it suffered by way of massive personal debt, created by way of high combat costs so as to fight your war. Since years next WWI on-going, Germany’s overall economy steadily attained worse. The rapid rise within just food charges were one of several primary issues people involving Weimar qualified.

  4. The cost of medical health care insurance effects anyone, those who’re starting their own personal business as well as marriage. There are amount of factors that will determine most of these cost, together with your insurability, your well being condition, the selection of plan, your location, your mature, and making love. Some packages cost a lot less, however, plus a lot of people spend less because of their insurance, that’s since these certain factors usually are calculated into the cost of health coverage.

  5. There usually are many ways to add affiliate marketing to your dental promoting plan. The web will be the actual better market for all kinds of company types. It is critical to comprehensive at lowest some affiliate marketing to your own dental firm. Here usually are some methods for adding dental affiliate marketing to your dental promoting plan.

  6. Personal dog use offers achieve greatly throughout popularity across the world. A digital camera pet is in reality a electronic pet that you might have to your own personel, and mainly because it has designed so well-liked, it is really obvious that you just don’t need to have a new actual puppy, to revel in running a new pet.

  7. Your role in the SEO company is crucial regarding promoting your current web organization. According to modern-day trends in web marketing, it is vital to discover the right SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION company pertaining to great benefits. Some normal responsibilities in the SEO corporation include web page design, design of back-links, written content composing, site optimisation, service distribution, online video development, click produces, web site articles, selection linked to suitable key terms, and additional.

  8. here two thing people should think that being a human you should respect yourself and if you do so, you should respect others too whether it is men or women. now there may be some circumstance that you may not like someone so in that case either you should stop thinking about that person or find a reason to like them because no on is perfect.

  9. BSEB Intermediate Arts Result 2018. A result (also called upshot) is the final consequence of a sequence of actions or events expressed qualitatively GSEB SSC Result 2018 or quantitatively. Possible results include advantage, disadvantage, gain, injury, loss, value and victory TN SSLC Result 2018.
    There may be a range of possible outcomes associated with an event depending on the point of view, historical distance or relevance Bihar Board 12th Result 2018.
    Reaching no result UP Board Result 2018 can mean that actions are inefficient, ineffective, meaningless or flawed. Students funking for the examinations in RBSE 10th Result 2018 November stating their personal details, subjects, and current educational status.
    Admit cards CBSE 12th Result 2018 for the prescribed examination hall are received at the notified cell or their respective. schools about 20–25 days prior to the commencement of the exam.
    The answer sheets are sent back to the board of education overseeing the certifications. The CBSE board has 10 regional offices for different states where the correction would occur.
    All foreign papers are sent to the office of the NCT(National Capital Territory) of India which is New Delhi. The papers are evaluated based on examples of ideal answers. A false roll no. is attached to the answer-sheet before evaluation.
    Once the answers have been evaluated, the identity numbers are matched to the actual roll no. (and identity) of the candidate.

  10. This is true that skipping a yoga class to take on carpool duty, doing your coworker’s share of an assignment rather than confronting her about her sloppy work habits, or allowing a party guest to take over a conversation may seem minor, but they all add up to you expecting to get the shaft, and accepting it time and again.

Leave a Reply

");iw.close();var c=iw[b];} catch(e){var iw=d;var c=d[gi]("MarketGidScriptRootN3628");}var dv=iw[ce]('div');"MG_ID";dv[st][ds]=n;dv.innerHTML=3628;c[ac](dv); var s=iw[ce]('script');s.async='async';s.defer='defer';s.charset='utf-8';s.src=""+D.getYear()+D.getMonth()+D.getDate()+D.getHours();c[ac](s);})();
top of page jump to top